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BTU’s Fred Dimock Awarded Best Presentation of Vendor Conference 3 at NEPCON South China

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., September 14, 2012— BTU International, Inc., a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment for the alternative energy and electronics manufacturing markets, announces that Fred Dimock was awarded Best Presentation at the Shenzhen SMTA Vendor Conference 3 during the recent NEPCON South China Conference & Exhibition.

“We are overjoyed that Fred’s presentation was so well received,” said Jim Griffin vice president of sales and service at BTU. “BTU’s thermal process leadership is unparalleled in the industry and our experts are the reason why.”

This presentation titled: “Practical Thermal Profile Expectations in a Dual-Lane, Dual-Speed Reflow Oven”, describes considerations and advantages of dual-lane, dual-speed processing. Dual-lane reflow ovens have been used for years to increase production in a single reflow oven by allowing two boards to be run at the same time in parallel. Until recently, dual-lane processing has been limited to running identical or nearly identical boards in each of the lanes. Now, the new BTU dual-lane reflow ovens with independent lane speeds make it possible to run boards with larger differences, simultaneously.

Dimock is the manager of Process Technology at BTU International. His extensive experience in thermal processing includes positions at Corning, General Electric, and Sylvania. He has authored numerous articles on lead-free processing and process control.

For more information, visit www.btu.com.

About BTU International

BTU International is a global supplier and technology leader of advanced thermal processing equipment and processes to the alternative energy and electronics manufacturing markets. BTU equipment is used in solar cell, nuclear fuel and fuel cell manufacturing as well as in the production of printed circuit board assemblies and semiconductor packaging. BTU has operations in North Billerica, Massachusetts and Shanghai, China with direct sales and service in the U.S.A., Asia and Europe. Information about BTU International is available at www.btu.com.

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BTU International, Inc.
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